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A Closer Look (Religion and Health) Part I #178269

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A look at the relationship between faith and medicine introduced.

(No location given: Peggy Wehmeyer) Research into the effect of faith on the human brain examined; scenes shown of scientific experiments into whether belief stimulates the brain and strengthens the immune system. [Neuroscientist Michael PERSINGER - says all experience is related to brain activity.] [Experiment subject Angelina RUMBLE - comments on her feeling.] [Dr. Andrew NEUBERG - comments on the brain and the link to meditation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Tim Johnson) The influence of faith factors on the brain and the extent of scientific research on religion discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim;
Wehmeyer, Peggy

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